GEORGE V JOHNSON JR
THE ART OF JAZZ VOCALESE "WORKSHOP"
"Heir Apparent" to the Founding Father of Vocalese "EDDIE JEFFERSON" He's Next In Line!
8 Weeks - 2 Hours of "INTENSE INSTRUCTIONS" each session
Serious singers only!
End of session performance 2 nights @ TWINS LOUNGE
Classes Start: Tuesday, October 11, 2005
Time: 7:30 9:30 (Each Tuesday)
Learn to sing & write lyrics on the spot to BIRD, DIZZY, MILES, TRANE, MOODY,
MOBLEY, NEWMAN, BROWNIE, HUBBARD, HANCOCK, BAUZA, McCLEAN, MARSALIS and more
- History of Jazz Vocalese
- Class warmup
- The Art of writing and singing good lyrics
- Demonstration, vocal drills, repetition
- Importance of diction, rhythm & intonation
- Breakdown of classic solos
- Reciting, speaking, singing original lyrics
- End of session performance
Become a member of the "INTERNATIONAL JAZZ VOCALESE CHOIR"
Registration fee: $25.00 Covers class material (sheet music, lyrics, demo CD’s etc.)
Recommended study book: JAZZ PHRASING by Dr. Gloria Cooper & Don Sickler
Includes 85 track instrumental CD with different rhythms
Sing each of the 8 compositions to Swing, Latin, samba, 3/4 etc.
Cost per class: $15.00 per 2 hour session each Tuesday
(compare this price with a private lesson) Invest in yourself
For info contact: 301-336-5067
Jazz Vocal Instructor @ American University
TWINS LOUNGE, 5516 Colorado Ave. N.W. @ 14th St., Washington DC
www.twinsjazz.com Phone: 202-882-2523